Serving Congress and the Supreme Court, preserving America's Capitol, and inspiring memorable experiences

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George Washington
This statue of George Washington was given the National Statuary Hall...

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Guided Tours: Buildings on Capitol Hill
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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Stewardship
The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the preservation and stewardship...

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The United States Capitol in 1846, with its original dome designed by Charles Bulfinch
Throughout the U.S. Capitol Building’s 220-year history, there have been many...

The Nation's Stage

The U.S. Capitol serves as the nation’s stage, hosting annual events such concerts and the Capitol Christmas Tree. Additionally, the Capitol hosts Presidential Inaugurations every four years and is the location for many ceremonies such as the lying in state of honored citizens. The Capitol Building hosts hundreds of other events annually including rallies, protests and other gatherings that demonstrate the Constitutions First Amendment in practice.

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